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Human bertiellosis in Goiás, Brazil: a case report on human infection by Bertiella sp. (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12870066     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors report on a new case of human Bertiellosis in a 2-year old female patient who was born in Goiânia-Goiás (Brazil) and has had history of permanent dwelling in an area frequently visited by simians in Mato Grosso (Brazil). At the time of diagnosis the patient showed inappetence, abdominal pain, and loss of weight. Eggs and proglottids were found in her stool and were identified as Bertiella sp. The objective of this report is to register the third case of human Bertiellosis in Brazil, characterizing one more case of helminthic zoonosis.
Julieta M Paçô; Dulcinéia M B Campos; José Luiz de Barros Araújo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2003-07-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0036-4665     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. Sao Paulo     Publication Date:    2003 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-07-18     Completed Date:  2003-10-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507484     Medline TA:  Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Instituto de Medicina Tropical e Saúde Pública of Federal University of Goiás. Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Cestode Infections / diagnosis,  parasitology*
Child, Preschool
Feces / parasitology
Parasite Egg Count

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